One of the foremost facilities of its kind in the United States, the museum offers exhibitions, Chinatown walking tours, a slide show and an extensive archive and reference library about the history of Chinese-Americans.
Created as a living memorial to those who perished in the Holocaust, the museum honors those who died by cherishing the traditions they embraced, examining their achievements and faith and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.
The narrative of New York City—from its beginning as a small Dutch trading post to its status today as one of the world's most important cities—unfolds through special exhibitions and the diverse collections of the museum. The permanent collection here contains over 3,000,000 items maintained by six curatorial departments.
The MOTNY, located in the heart of Manhattan, challenges visitors to confront bigotry and racism, and to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts.
The museum features year-round exhibitions, dance and music performances, children‚ workshops, family and school programs, film festivals and video screenings that present the diversity of the Native peoples of the Americas and the strength of their cultures from the earliest times to the present.
Two reflecting pools sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood. The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into panels edging the pools. The public can visit with advanced reservations for a timed ticket.
The New York Chinese Scholar‚ Garden is a replica of a typical scholar‚ garden from the Ming dynasty. Part of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, the beautiful setting features authentic replicas of some of the most stunning gardens in mainland China.
The museum, currently closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage, conveys the police department's history through exhibits, lectures by working cops and detectives, online exhibitions, publications and events in the public schools.
This museum, home of 100-plus years of NYC transit lore and memorabilia, occupies the platforms and mezzanine of a decommissioned 1930s subway station.
The New York Transit Museum operates a gallery annex in Grand Central Terminal that presents changing exhibitions. The gallery annex is located just off the Main Concourse in the Shuttle Passage, next to the Station Master's office.